Spanish Women Vanguard Authors

Elective Courses

CINE 385 - Spanish Women Vanguard Authors

SPAN 386
401 |Lídía Léon-Blázquez |TR 10:30am-12pm |WILL 306

In this course we will examine the works of those Spanish female authors who—departing from the deficient and segregating education they had received as seamstresses—tried to write their way into the male-dominated literary realm, during the early years of the 20th century, marked by the arising of the aesthetic and political projects of the Vanguard. Our materials will consist of memoir fragments, short stories, and novels, as well as visual art and films, elaborating on their leit-motifs of feminine dysfunctionality, needlework, and mazes. We will inquire on questions such as sex and gender, gender and genre, feminine writing, seduction, love, revolutionary language, plot and fabric, art and handcraft, production and reproduction, the modern and postmodern city, and exile. 

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